St. Augustine Jerk & Curry Festival to donate part of proceeds to Bahamas hurricane relief

Posted by: Cathy Eng in Community Involvement, Local Activities, Local Events, News

An exciting new Caribbean themed festival will launch in St. Augustine this weekend! The 1st annual Jerk & Curry Music Fest will take place on Saturday, September 14 from 12 noon to 10 p.m. at Francis Field in the historic district.

Part of the festival’s proceeds will go to purchase hurricane relief supplies for Bahamians devastated by Hurricane Dorian.

This family-friendly festival will offer plenty of games, delectable Caribbean-inspired cuisine, live reggae and soca music, dancing, a kids’ fun zone and much more.

Watch contestants sweat it out in the pepper eating contest and jerk wing eating contest! The event will also include a jerk and curry chicken cook-off and classic limbo contest.

Enjoy musical performances by Everton Blender, Eric “Monty” Moses, Jahmela Blender, Papa Rounds, Pili Pili and more!

Tickets are $10 per person (or $8 if you bring a non-perishable food item to donate for hurricane relief).

The Jerk & Curry Music Fest is sponsored by One Caribbean Inc. Francis Field is located behind the parking garage at 25 W. Castillo Drive.

Enjoy the sounds and tastes of the islands­—all for a good cause—right here in the Oldest City this weekend!



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